Smart tip: Make your own salad dressing for the week

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Every night, I always want to make homemade dressing—after all, a great dressing really makes the salad—but at the end of a long day, I don’t feel like chopping shallots and sauteeing garlic. So, I don't. Instead, I end up using oil and vinegar and the salad is subpar.

But Real Simple recently had a great tip: Make salad dressing ahead of time for the week. What a no-brainer, but it never occurred to me to just make a larger amount and store it in a bottle. (These would work well.)

Now I'm inspired to experiment with vinaigrettes. This book looks good, and below are three dressings I'd like to try...Read More >


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